Meet the Team

iDSI is a network with full time staff operating in core partner organisations across the globe. The iDSI Secretariat at the Global Health Development Group, Imperial College London, is responsible for day-to-day management and co-ordination of the network.

Core Partner Leads


iDSI Secretariat

Peter Baker, Deputy Director, leads iDSI engagement in Eastern & Southern Africa but has oversight across the iDSI portfolio, driving our business development and funding strategy....

Francoise Cluzeau, Associate Director, is one of the founding members of GHD. She leads the iDSI India programme and iDSI’s engagement in Francophone Africa. She has extensive global experience in the...

Francis Ruiz, Senior Adviser (Health Economics) leads GHD’s engagement with iDSI China and oversees engagements in Sub Saharan Africa and the Philippines. He also manages several Knowledge Products on...

Ryan Li is Adviser at the Global Health and Development Group, Imperial College London. He is part of the international Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) overseeing monitoring and evaluation, strategic...

Laura leads on iDSI’s programme of work in India, and also supports iDSI projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. She supports monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) implementation, and the development of iDSI...

Y-Ling Chi, Technical Adviser, focuses mainly on supporting the Ministry of Health in Kenya in the development of the health benefits package and UHC plans, and supporting the HIV programmes in Kenya in an...

Mohammed Gad, Technical Analyst, is a health economist and has been supporting various projects including China, Ghana, and global advocacy with the WHO....

Susie Colville, Programme Manager, leads the project management team at GHD. She is responsible for budget management across iDSI, financial reporting to funders, and negotiating and managing contracts with...

Niki O’Brien is an Assistant Project Manager, responsible for project management across iDSI and GHD projects, including management of budgets and contracts with our delivery partners. She has more than...

Suyai Ehlers, Coordinator, supports the whole GHD team including coordinating travel, meetings, booking rooms, and managing the Director Kalipso Chalkidou’s diary....

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